John Jacob Shoemaker 230
- Born: 16 Mar 1784 35
- Christened: 4 Jun 1784, First German And English Congregation, Knowlton, Warren County, NJ 35
- Marriage: Hannah Drach
- Died: 25 Nov 1863, Shoemakers, Monroe Co., PA at age 79 181
John was an army captain in the War of 1812 and was quite p rominent, owning a grist mill, saw mill, and clover mill, n ear Bushkill, PA. He lived in Middle Smithfield Township a nd the Village of Shoemakers was named for him or for one o f his children. His son Andrew Jackson Shoemaker operate d the post office there.
John married Hannah Drach, daughter of Rudolph Drach and Mary Magdalena /Wimmer Winner. (Hannah Drach was born on 4 Oct 1799 in Hamilton Twp., Northampton Co., PA 181 and died on 22 Mar 1876 181.)